A look at the new technology for computers communicating with other computers.
Guests: Gary Kildall, Digital Research; Sherry Geddes, Strategic Inc.; Bob Metcalfe, 3Com; Bill Godbout, CompuPro; Richard Goldberg, IBM; Nat Goldhaber, Centram Systems; George Morrow, Morrow Computing
Products/Demos: EtherMacToken Ring, TOPS Network. Originally broadcast in October 1985. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
July 27, 2009 Subject:
This episode was fascinating, lots of insight into the attitude c. 1985 re. home networking. "Most home users don't need a LAN".
And in the Random Access segment we see an early "version" of Google Maps and a reviewer who is amazed at the concept of shareware!
Oh and whatever happened to the Coke machines mentioned that have games, and remind you to take your change?